1. MLB World Series Champions: Remembering the 1985 Kansas City Royals

    As the 2012 baseball season approaches, one question that will be answered will be how improved are the Kansas City Royals ...

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  2. The 1990 "Cinderella" Cincinnati Reds: Remembering the World Series Champions

    Sparky Anderson and later John McNamara were the skippers when the Cincinnati Reds dominated the 1970s, which included six divisional titles and four National League pennants, of which twice they won the World Series ...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about over 2 years ago 1,918 reads 8 comments

  3. What's Your Name Again: Top 15 Nicknames in NFL History

    The NFL has always been identified as a sport played by big, tough, and conditioned men similar to professional wrestling...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about almost 3 years ago 1,695 reads 2 comments

  4. Bridging the Gap: MLB Top 10 Middle Relievers (2011 Edition)

    Recent long-term signings of Joaquin Benoit by the Detroit Tigers and Rafael Soriano by the New York Yankees are just two examples that reflect the philosophy which MLB teams have adapted...

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  5. MLB Rankings: Top 15 Batting Teams Since 2000

    During the past decade, teams like the New York Yankees, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Boston Red Sox, and the Minnesota Twins have been a staple of postseason play...

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  6. MLB: Notable Points for Each Team Heading into the 2011 Season

    With less than one week to go, every team has questions, concerns and confidence heading into the new season...

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  7. Pro Wrestling Landscape In 1993-1996: Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff, and RAW

    By the mid-90s, professional wrestling was becoming stale with the story-lines and gimmicky characters. Creators were trapped in the 80s and an angle can only be recycle so many times...

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  8. Remembering The 90s: Pro Wrestling Landscape In 1990-1992

    For decades, sitting on top of the wrestling mountain were the NWA, AWA, and the WWF. But that all was about to changed in the early 90s. WWF By 1990, WWF was all over cable and national television...

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  9. Remembering NFL Best: Ranking The Top 10 NFL Defenses Since 1985

    A common philosophy has been that a good offense wins games but defenses wins championships.That saying is evident by the fact that 65 of the 80 teams to make the Super Bowl since 1970 finished in the top 10 in points allowed...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about almost 4 years ago 1,226 reads 5 comments

  10. Remembering The 80s: Pro Wrestling Landscape In 1987 Through 1989

    This is the fourth installment of the series to recap the wrestling landscape of a particular year, or in this case a period of time.If interested, here are the articles on 1984, 1985, and 1986...

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  11. A Year To Remember: Wrestling Landscape In 1986

    By 1986, promoters like Vince McMahon, Jim Crockett Jr., Bill Watts, Fritz Von Erich, and Verne Gagne were looking to expand their product and fan base. It was nice to hold house shows in nearby arenas and clubs...

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  12. A Year To Remember: Wrestling Landscape in 1985

    The first part of the series took a look back at the "wrestling world" in 1984, which included the birth of "Hulkamania", the major regions under the NWA banner, and some of the bad ...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about almost 4 years ago 1,339 reads 19 comments

  13. A Year To Remember: Wrestling Landscape in 1984

    If you are a fan of wrestling in the mid-80s or want to see what was the hype with wrestling during this period, there's are videos which were posted by dzmatty (link provided at the end of the article) in YouTube that I highly recommend...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about almost 4 years ago 1,561 reads 4 comments

  14. Sophomore Slump: Truth or Cliche

    In MLB, a sophomore slump, also refer to as sophomore jinx, is identified when a player is not able to live up to the standards set by their rookie season. Reasons to blame for the "slump" may be injury or lack of adjustments...

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  15. Bridging The Gap: Top 10 MLB Set-Up Relievers

    There was a time when pitchers who were in the bullpen, aside from the closer, were considered mediocre players who were not able to survive in the rotation...

    FRANK Written by FRANK about 4 years ago 1,337 reads 5 comments

  16. MLB Veterans Competing for Spots in Spring Training

    Spring is when young players show their tools, hoping to fulfill their dream of playing in the Major Leagues. At the very least, they want to perform well enough for the club to remember them, if or when, injuries occur during the season...

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  17. Players Who Can Fill the No. 2 Spot in the New York Mets' Rotation

    Speaking with a co-worker yesterday, we both agree that the Mets lineup is deep and that they will be one of the better hitting teams this year...

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  18. Ranking the Nine Unexpected No-Hitters Since 1980

    Since 1980, there have been 53 pitchers who mastered a no-hitter. Many of these pitchers were top of the rotation throwers like Nolan Ryan, Jack Morris, Mike Witt, Dave Stewart, Mike Scott, Randy Johnson, and Dwight Gooden...

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  19. Like Father, Like Son: Former MLB Dads of Active MLB Players

    Hockey has the Suter family, football has the Mannings and baseball had the Boones, Bells, Alous, and Bonds...take your pick. Some families are blessed with so much talent that it's passed for one generation to another...

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  20. MLB Fantasy Baseball: Tiering Up Players with Speed

    In my 12-team, 5x5 roto league, which drafts 360 players, I'm scheduled to have the 11th pick. My strategy is to draft a big bopper and then pick a prime stolen base player that contributes some in the power categories (HR and RBI)...

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  21. Ranking the National League Starting Lineups

    Even though pitchers and catchers have just arrived in Florida and Arizona, let's rank the projected starting lineups heading into the new season. We are going to evaluate the table setters, the heart of the lineup, and the bottom third of the lineup..

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  22. MLB Players on a Verge of a Breakout: Under 25, Over 800 Plate Appearances

    There's nothing magical about the number 800, except it can be used as a barometer to identify potential stars who are younger than 25...

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  23. Baseball Hall of Fame: 13 Active Players Who Are Locks

    With the recent retirements of players who dominated the '90s and '00s, there won't be a dearth of greats to vote into the Hall of Fame...

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  24. MLB Fantasy Baseball Late-Round Keepers: Eight Names To Remember

    It has become very popular for fantasy sports magazines to list their "top prospects." David Price, Max Scherzer, and Matt Wieters were the more common names from those lists over the last two years who found success and are known by most fans...

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  25. Remembering the 2001 World Series Champion Arizona Diamondbacks

    It was amazing to have a new franchise reach the postseason in their second season of existence. It was amazing to have a new franchise reach and win a World Series Championship in their fourth season of existence...

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